[rescue] Bigger Iron at Home (was: SNMP, Baby!)

Meelis Roos mroos at linux.ee
Thu Nov 13 04:14:16 CST 2003

> 	IBM 360	The instruction set is so rich that except for type

Except for lack of stack? Some claim that one of the biggest wins of the
US in the cold war was selling the 360 technlogy to Soviet Union,
setting them back 10 year in computing to a stackless architecture.

> Best current one: The AMD low power chip that is destined to fail. It has
> a MIPS core, with the power draw of an ARM. Too bad no one has any software
> for it. If you wanted to start a company and build a device around it they
> would probably give you a million or two chips to play with.

Well, you could probably run Linux on it and get a OS with most
applications for free :)

Meelis Roos (mroos at linux.ee)

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